Kate Cofflin

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The True Story of Phineas Gage Is Much More Fascinating Than the Mythical Textbook Accounts

On Sept. 13, 1848, at around 4:30 p.m., the time of day when the mind might start wandering, a railroad foreman named Phineas Gage filled a drill …

​String Quartet Makes Smash Bros. Match Super-Classy

You expect to hear shouting, gasps and trash talk during a fighting game competition. But violins, viola and cello? Not so much. Kinda makes it feel …

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Netflix Roulette: This App Will Randomly Select A Movie For You

Fortunately there are such things as the shuffle feature on iPods and whole services like Pandora to give me randomly selected songs, so I don't have to pick (and I can shuffle between stations there, too, so I don't even have to choose a genre). It's much better than when I was a kid and would …

My Journey With a Life Altering Drug: Ayahuasca

Seekers from L.A. to New York are after a kind of rapture said to come only from a drug: ayahuasca, which devotees claim offers life-changing self-awareness, clarity, and insight. But first, you must get violently ill. Arianne Cohen takes the trip of her life.<p>My friend was glowing. Not postsex …

One Brave Genius Used Jaden Smith’s Dumbest Tweets As Icebreakers On Tinder

First off, I would never support using dating apps to “troll” people earnestly looking for love, but I do take partial credit for making Jaden Smith’s Twitter account as world renowned as it is. 15-year-old Jaden’s feed is such a perfect display of existential buffoonery that as of a few months …

Famous Animated Characters Get Genders Swapped

<i>My God I bet those are some furry boobs.</i><p>This is a series of famous animated characters (mostly Disney and Miyazaki) who have had their genders …

Nirvana Reunites With Joan Jett on Vocals for Rock Hall of Fame

Four female rockers — Joan Jett, Lorde, Sonic Youth vocalist-bassist Kim Gordon and St. Vincent — joined the living members of Nirvana to sing four songs by the grunge pioneers at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday. Jett sang "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Gordon took on "Aneurysm," St. Vincent …

Mother and Son Might Be Dead after League of Legends Argument

According to reports out of China, a mother and her son are presumed drowned after a fight over online game <i>League of Legends</i>.<p>Well-known Chinese sites …

Booze bottles turned into cool hookahs

Instead of throwing away those old bottles of booze, why not make hookah art? TheHOOKAHolic store is a Los Angeles-based Etsy store making empty …

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Canada Is Producing A Sports Drink Beer That Has Almost No Alcohol In It, Because Canada

Running and beer goes hand in hand. For example, I’m part of a running club — like many in cities and towns across the country — where we meet up at a starting point, run to a bar and then drink. What better motivation is there to get your ass moving than hanging out with friends and drinking your …

The Soul Of The World's Most Expensive Violin

The Vieuxtemps Guarneri is a violin that is older than the United States of America — 273 years old, to be exact. It recently became the most expensive violin in the world, selling for an estimated $16 million. Its new owner anonymously donated the historic instrument to violinist Anne Akiko …

Livr: This Social Network Unlocks Features the More Drunk You Get

<i>Update #2 March 07: It seems that our concerns about the legitimacy of this app have been confirmed by a report from Gizmodo. Combine this with a lack of response to our queries and it looks like this is indeed a fake. Sorry if you were looking forward to it, folks!</i><p>Most social networking services …

D.C. Will Decriminalize Pot Possession as Long as Congress Doesn't Interfere

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Tuesday night, Washington, D.C.'s city council approved a bill to decriminalize possession of …

HIV Disappears in Second Baby

In 5th grade we had to write letters to our 20 year old selves. I'm so glad my mom saved this.

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Study: 11% of Americans Think HTML Is an STD

23% thought an “MP3” was a “Star Wars” robot. It is actually an audio file.<p>18% identified “Blu-ray” as a marine animal. It is a disc format typically …